Whose Line Is It Anyway? will return to television this July!
The revamp of the improv comedy series, now hosted by Aisha Tyler, will kick off The CW's summer lineup on...
For CW President Mark Pedowitz, spinning off a show from his network's biggest hit was a no-brainer.
"I'm a big believer if you have something that is working and you can incubate it and find a way to get it on the air, it's a good way to get pilots done," Pedowitz said of the upcoming Vampire Diaries spin-off Sunday at the Television Critics Association winter previews.
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The pilot, which will air as an episode of The Vampire Diaries on April 25, will focus on Joseph Morgan's Klaus and the members of the Original Family of vampires in New Orleans. "Klaus was the founding father of New Orleans, and the show is set in that venue," Pedowitz said. "Klaus is just a great character and the Original Family has such dysfunctional family dynamics. We felt it was a great way to go to take the show."
Also on board for the show is Phoebe Tonkin's Haley, which Pedowitz said ruled out some rumblings about Tonkin playing the lead role in the network's Amazon, an origin-story take on Wonder Woman....
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The CW has ordered new seasons of its summer reality series Oh Sit! and Breaking Pointe, the network announced Wednesday.
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At Monday's Television Critics Association fall previews, The CW introduced a new slogan, "TV Now." Fans of the youth network will have a bit of a wait, however, to get their fix since their fall season won't kick off until later than usual, on Oct. 2 with the return of Hart of Dixie.
Check out what CW chief Mark Pedowitz had to say about the cancellation of Ringer, the possibility of a series based on the uber-violent film Battle Royale and holiday cheer with the Muppets:
The Glass House
CBS may have lost the legal battle (for now), but it's won the ratings war.
ABC's Big Brother-like new series The Glass House opened to a soft 4.18 million viewers and a 1.6 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic Monday, down 33 percent ...
They aren't Voice-like numbers, but The Choice was the highest-rated new series on Thursday.
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The Fox dating series bowed to 4.2 million viewers and a 1.7 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic to win the 9 o'clock hour against Duets, which averaged ...
Fox's double helping of Gordon Ramsay served up a Monday night win for the network.
The season premieres of Hell's Kitchen and MasterChef averaged a 2.3 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, edging out NBC's 2.1.
Will Ferrell and Gordon Ramsay injured in charity soccer match
Although down slightly from ...